Comic Review: ‘Darth Vader #11’

February 21, 2018 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Vader #11 kicks off a new arc as Vader goes Jedi hunting with the Inquisitors. Unfortunately, the story kind of goes around in a circle into territory where we’ve already been. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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Comic Review: ‘Poe Dameron #24’

February 21, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Poe Dameron #24 brings Terex back into the spotlight as he makes his play to regain his freedom. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Thrawn #1’

February 21, 2018 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Thrawn #1 adapts Timothy Zahn’s novel into a comic, but I’m not sure this adaptation will have much to offer. Click here to read our full review.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

New Releases: ‘Doctor Aphra #17’

February 21, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has one new Star Wars release today.

Doctor Aphra #17

Writers: Kieron Gillen and Simon Spurrier
Artist: Emilio Laiso
Cover Artist: Ashley Witter
Variant Cover: Rod Reis

Aphra and her new crew are launching a brand-new mission…infiltrating a secret Rebellion training center. Little do they know they might be in over their heads. Bonus: A new Rebellion leader? Who’s THAT?!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

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Databurst From the 501st

February 21, 2018 at 12:00 am | Posted in 501st, Charity, Conventions, Databurst From the 501st, Events, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Latest Databurst From the 501st covering 501st Legion events around the world from February 21 to 27th. As always, be sure to mark your calendars and support your local garrisons.

February 21

  • Spanish Garrison will be in Madrid, Spain for Maratón de donación de sangre F.J.D. at Hospital Universitario Fundación Jiménez Díaz from February 21 to 22, and in Madrid, Spain for Centro de Mayores el Almendro from 3:30 to 7:30 PM.
  • UK Garrison will be in London for EUGENIUS at The Other Palace from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.

February 22

  • Garrison Tyranus will be in Falls Church, VA for the Inova Children’s Hospital visit.
  • Nordic Garrison will be in Linköping for Närcon vinter at Ljungstedtska Skola from February 22 to 25th.
  • Star Garrison will be in Houston, TX for Grissom Elementary STEM Night.
  • Starkiller Garrison will be in Altoona, PA for the Community Partnership event from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

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‘Solo’ Book Reveals

February 16, 2018 at 11:54 am | Posted in Books, Comic Books, News, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Solo book news has been dropping today.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Around the Web

February 16, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • Edelweiss has a listing for a new Star Wars novel by Jason Fry called Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter. The hardcover is one of the replica journal style books and will be out on May 1, 2018.

Star Wars The Last Jedi: Rose Tico: Resistance Fighter
Jason Fry
FRONTLIST | May 1, 2018
Hardcover
$11.99 USD, $15.99 CAD
Juvenile Fiction / Media Tie-In
Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
96 pages
Series: Replica Journal
Full color
8.3 in H | 5.8 in W | 0.6 in T

Follow the next adventure in the Star Wars saga in this first person narrative. This book for tweens will feature a first-person account from one of the main characters of the second installment in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Format includes foldouts.

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Podcasts in Review

February 15, 2018 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Blast Points Podcast: Episode 110 they kick off with the news, the Game of Thrones creators doing Star Wars movies, TV news, Solo EW coverage, and then they discuss the loves of George Lucas. I have to admit, aside from a podcast that did a biography on George, this is the first time I’ve heard a podcast focus on George Lucas’ love life. Great episode. Tons of fun.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 54 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Jason, and Gabe, Rating: Great

Bright Tree Radio: Episode 27 breaks down the Solo trailer as they share their thoughts, discuss what they want and don’t want, and more. Very casual conversation with some goofing around.

Podcast Network: Bright Tree RadioRuntime: 1 hour 15 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Sophie, and Phil, Rating: Good

Children of the Force: Reaction Corps – Solo Teasers covers the Solo TV spot and the teaser trailer as they go through each one shot-by-shot. Fun discussion.

Podcast Network: N/A, Runtime: 50 minutes, Audio Quality: Excellent, Editing: Excellent, Hosts: Al, Anna, and Liam, Rating: Fun Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

New Releases: ‘Thrawn #1’, ‘Darth Vader #11’, ‘Poe Dameron #24’ & ‘Star Wars Adventures Vol 2’

February 14, 2018 at 12:06 am | Posted in Comic Books, IDW, Marvel, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Marvel has three new Star Wars releases today, and IDW has one.

Thrawn #1 (of 6)

Writer: Jody Houser
Artist: Luke Ross
Cover Artist: Paul Renaud
Variant Covers: Francesco Mattina, John Tyler Christopher (action figure variant)

One of the most cunning and ruthless warriors in the history of the Star Wars Universe, Grand Admiral Thrawn is back with a six-issue miniseries about how he became one of the most feared military tacticians in a galaxy far, far away. Written by Jody Houser (ROGUE ONE ADAPTATION) and drawn by Luke Ross (STAR WARS: DARTH MAUL, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS ADAPTATION), follow the comic adaptation of Timothy Zahn’s New York Times best-selling novel about Thrawn’s rise in the Imperial ranks!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Darth Vader #11

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli
Cover Artists: Giuseppe Camuncoli and Elia Bonetti
Variant Cover: Rod Reis

An expensive bounty has been put on Vader’s head! Who would dare try to challenge the Dark Lord’s place in the Empire?

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Poe Dameron #24

Writer: Charles Soule
Artist: Angel Unzueta
Cover Artist: Phil Noto

Lor San Tekka has been captured…again! And it’s up to Black Squadron to save him. Meanwhile, Terex has his own plans in motion…to finally free himself from the grasp of the First Order!

Details: 32 Pages, Rated T, $3.99

Star Wars Adventures Vol. 2

Writers: Landry Q. Walker, Alan Tudyk, Shannon Denton, Delilah S. Dawson, Ben Blacker, and Ben Acker
Artists: Eric Jones, Arianna Florean, and Annie Wu
Cover Artist: Nathan Greno

Travel to a galaxy far, far away in this collection of Star Wars comic book tales! FN-2187 turns a bad day and troublesome pest into praise from Captain Phasma. Luke and Leia undertake a high-stakes, two-part undercover mission on Tibrin with explosive results. Plus more stories with K-2SO, Cassian, Emil, CR-8R, and the rebels vs. the Empire expand the world of Star Wars into new territory for a new generation of fans. Collects Issues #3–5.

Details: 80 pages, $9.99, TPB 6″x9″

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Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #16’

February 14, 2018 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #16 is one of those rare cases where Marvel Star Wars comics shine. This one is a must read…at least for Aphra fans. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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